Updates & Stories

Water quality testing on a a cold Minnesota day

Youth Outdoors Crew YO3B Capstone Project by youth members Kenyon Barnett, Alejandro Flores, Armando Flores, Britney Florian, and Ehler Dwe On November 2nd, 2019 our… Read More

Exploration of novelty

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Individual Placement/ AmeriCorps members at… Read More

Serving with the Corps: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program “Whenever I see the Conservation… Read More

The hidden jewels of Minnesota lands

by David Minor, web and social media specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program “No one… Read More

Lakeshore stabilization

by Jaleesa Houle, crew leader/ AmeriCorps member, central district Mississippi Crew 2019 This past week my crew was given the opportunity to work on a… Read More

EcoRangers save the day

by Kira Pollack, Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps member This summer, a dozen youth had the opportunity to serve in Saint Paul Parks and Rec’s EcoRangers program… Read More

So, what do you do?

by David Minor, web and social media specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program The Conservation… Read More

Bringing people to the parks

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Kaia in Chimney Rock I… Read More

Get your head in the game

by Kira Pollack, Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps member My crew talks and laughs a lot as we work side by side. We discuss what we look… Read More